Pickup Truck Overturns After Hitting Tractor Trailer
A Fort Drum soldier escaped injury Monday when his pickup truck hit a tractor trailer and overturned into a ditch.
The mishap occurred on Route 26 in the town of Champion at approximately 12:30 p.m.
Great Bend Fire Chief Randall Stevens said the driver of the pickup was trying to pass a tractor trailer when the pickup hit a patch of snow.
Stevens said the pickup veered in front of the tractor trailer and was struck.
The pickup left the road and rolled over into a ditch.
The soldier, whose name was not available, told the fire chief that despite being deployed to Afghanistan twice, the accident was the craziest thing he ever experienced.
Tuesday, September 2, 2014, Watertown, NY
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